We’re glad to hear the passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph are back on land. Cruising is big business. Did you know that the cruise line industry generated more than $40 billion in total economic activity to the US economy in 2011, creating 350,000 jobs, and that 20 million global passengers went on a cruise in 2011? Check out market research, issues, and statistical reports from the Cruise Lines International Association.
For additional information on the cruise industry, the BPL has a number of resources to help you learn even more:
- Deep Sea Passenger Transportion industry overview from Business Insights: Essentials
- Search by cruise company name for financials and competitor data using Mergent
- Search for industry trade publication news with General Business File ASAP (Gale Group)
- Print titles from our catalog
- e-Journal titles